Travel to Spain with LFCC

For Immediate Release:
November 5, 2012

Primary Media Contact:
Sally Voth
Public Relations Specialist
svoth@lfcc.edu
Phone: 540-868-7134

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) Spanish professors Paula Bowen and Lyn Bement will lead a trip to Spain in Spring 2013.  The trip leaves on May 12th and returns on May 24th , and focuses on the Golden Age of Spanish History.  Participants will visit some of Spain’s major historical cities (including famous World Heritage cities) and landmarks, including Sevilla, Granada, Córdoba, Toledo, Salamanca, El Escorial, El Valle de los Caídos, Madrid, and The Prado Museum. 

                Tour cost of $3,700 include airfare, accommodations, private deluxe motorcoach, guided private tours, breakfast daily, five dinners, and gratuities.  This is the fourth year the LFCC professors have taken a group on an international trip.  Participants do not have to be students at LFCC to join the tour – anyone is welcome.

                For more information, contact Bowen by email at pbowen@lfcc.edu or Bement at lbement@lfcc.edu .  Information is also available on the College’s website, http://www.lfcc.edu/upcoming-events/el-siglo-de-oro-the-golden-age-of-spain/index.html .

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Founded in 1970, Lord Fairfax Community College is a multi-campus public institution of higher education. With four locations — Middletown, Warrenton, Luray-Page County and most recently, Vint Hill— the College serves eight localities in the Shenandoah Valley and northern Piedmont regions. The localities are the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren and the city of Winchester. LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to providing access to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered on site by a four-year institution. LFCC also serves the business community by offering workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC serves more than 9,000 unduplicated credit students and more than 11,000 individuals in professional development and business and industry courses annually.

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lord Fairfax Community College. Lord Fairfax Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

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